Legendary Dallas Banker George Jones Passes Away

Dallas banking icon George Jones passed away on May 21 at age 77. For most of the past year, he endured challenges caused by an illness—the exceedingly rare Vexas Syndrome—that had developed over the past 20 years. But, according to his obituary, no one ever heard him complain. After earning his BBA degree from the … Read more

First National Bank of Gilmer Announces New Unified Name for East Texas Banking Network

This year marks the 120th anniversary of the founding of First National Bank of Gilmer and its commitment to the banking needs of East Texas communities. In honor of this milestone, on August 1 Danny Weems, president and CEO, announced that its system of banks—First National Bank of Gilmer, Wood County National Bank, Texas American … Read more